20 years after the World Wide Web was created, can we now make it better? How can we ensure that our most important values: privacy, free speech, and open access to knowledge are enshrined in the code itself? In a provocative call to action, entrepreneur and Open Internet advocate, Brewster Kahle, challenges us to build a better, decentralized Web based on new distributed technologies. He lays out a path to creating a new Web that is reliable, private, but still fun—in order to lock the Web... Topics: brewster kahle, distributed web, the new web conference, science, technology
Brewster Kahle's talk about foundation housing at the SOCAP 2014 conference.Location: Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA More about Foundation Housing on Brewster's blog. Topics: brewster kahle, foundation housing, internet archive
VICTORY FOR THE NET! Celebration On February 26, 2015, the FCC voted to protect real Net Neutrality, by restoring the agency's authority to protect Internet users under Title II of the Communications Act. Translation: a concrete victory in the fight to protect the Open Internet. The Internet Archive & Electronic Frontier Foundation & Free Press along with 15 co-hosts decided it was time to celebrate. Some 400 grassroots activists, policymakers, lawyers, technologists, librarians,... Topics: Net Neutrality, Internet Archive, FCC, Common Cause, EFF, San Francisco, 18 Million Uprising,...
Documentation of the unplugged presentation "10 Petabytes Archived!" on October 25, 2012 at the Internet ArchiveFeaturing presentations by Brewster Kahle, Robert Miller, Kristine Hanna, Alexis Rossi, Dave Marvit, and Roger Macdonald, with live music by Jeff Kaplan (guitar), and Don Knuth (organ) ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Internet Archive, documentary, 10 Petabytes
Custom Schools with a Class size of 1 or 4 by Brewster Kahle, presented to the club on January 10, 2011. Including supporting spreadsheet (in openoffice.org or libreoffice.org format) Blog post about this article, and a workshop about this subject. The paper is here. Article in Patch on the importance of Class size by Susan Scafuri: http://pacifica.patch.com/articles/controlling-your-childs-class-size Topic: class size, custom school, custom schooling, customschooling
Personal Digital Archiving 2012 Held at The Internet Archive, San Francisco. Thursday February 23 • 9:00-9:15. Welcome and Introduction • 9:15-10:00. Keynotes. The Internet Archive and Personal Archives. Brewster Kahle The Library of Congress: Personal Digital Archive Advice for the General Public. Mike Ashenfelder, Library of Congress • 10:30-11:30 Cases and Examples How my Family Archives Affected Others. Stan James. Unstable Archives: Performing the Franko B Archive. Jo An... Topics: cathy marshall, sarah kim, debbie weissman, lori kendall, christopher lee, laura gurak, smiljana...
In memory of our dear friend and collaborator, Aaron Swartz, whose social, technical, and political insights still touch us daily, Noisebridge and the Internet Archive will be hosting a reception on what would have been Aaron’s 27th birthday, Friday, November 8, 2013. Video highlights: Lisa Rein - co-founder of Creative Commons Carl Malamud - Carl Malamud is a technologist, author, and public domain advocate, known for his foundation public.resource.org. Cindy Cohn - Legal Director EFF Cindy... Topics: aaron swartz, hackathon, lisa rein, brewster kahle, internet archive
Co-sponsored by Internet Archive and New York University’s Moving Image Archiving and Preservation Program, Tisch School of the Arts New York University, Tisch School of the Arts, 721 Broadway, 6th Floor, Michelson Theater, New York, NY 10003 This conference highlights work by scholars using television news materials to help us understand how TV news presented the events of 9/11/2001 and the international response. Our collective recollection of 9/11 and the following days has become... Topics: 911, TV News Archive, Understanding 911, Howard Besser, Richard Allen, Brewster Kahle, Brian A....
Personal Digital Archiving 2012 Held at The Internet Archive, San Francisco. Thursday February 23 • 9:00-9:15. Welcome and Introduction • 9:15-10:00. Keynotes. The Internet Archive and Personal Archives. Brewster Kahle The Library of Congress: Personal Digital Archive Advice for the General Public. Mike Ashenfelder, Library of Congress • 10:30-11:30 Cases and Examples How my Family Archives Affected Others. Stan James. Unstable Archives: Performing the Franko B Archive. Jo An... Topics: mike ashenfelder, stan james, jerry michalski, jo ana morfin, peter chan, marc a. smith, megan a....
Daniel Ellsberg talks about the role of the media, how a war was averted in Syria and beyond, releasing the Pentagon Papers, the importance of history, whistleblowers, and much more. Topics: daniel ellsberg, pentagon papers
We are proud to announce the launch of Understanding 9/11: A Television News Archive, a library of news coverage of the events of 9/11/2001 and their aftermath as presented by U.S. and international broadcasters. A resource for scholars, journalists and … Continue reading → Topics: Announcements, Event, News, Television Archive Source: https://blog.archive.org/2011/08/24/understanding-911/
Lost Landscapes of San Francisco 6 (2011) is the latest in a series of historical urban explorations, made from home movies, industrial and promotional films and outtakes, and other cinematic ephemera. It sold out the Castro Theatre in December, and this will be its second screening. YOU are the soundtrack. Please come prepared to shout out your identifications, ask questions about what’s on the screen, and share your thoughts with fellow audience members. Most of the footage in this program... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Rick Prelinger, San Francisco, Internet Archive, Brewster Kahle, Archival movies
Celebrate at the Internet Archive — 1024 — Thursday, October 24, 2013 The Internet Archive once-a-year celebration and announcements of new services. (And it just so happened to fall on 1024, which our fellow geeks will recognize as 2^10.) We gathered together to tell you about the new steps we’re taking to guarantee permanent, free access to the world’s knowledge. Some things we shared: Reader Privacy for All - Brewster Kahle and Daniel Ellsberg We are helping to protect the reading... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: internet archive, brewster kahle, tracey jaquith, roger macdonald, alexis rossi, jason scott,...
Lost Landscapes returns for its 8th year, bringing together both familiar and unseen archival film clips showing San Francisco as it was and is no more. Blanketing the 20th-century city from the Bay to Ocean Beach, this screening includes newly-discovered images of Playland and Sutro Baths; the waterfront; families living and playing in their neighborhoods; detail-rich streetscapes of the late 1960s; the 1968 San Francisco State strike; Army and family life in the Presidio; buses, planes,... Topics: lost landscapes, internet archive, rick prelinger, brewster kahle
The concept originated with Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle's visit to China where he saw the Xian terra cotta warriors. Brewster has an idea: recognize those that have dedicated years to non-profit service by having an artist make sculptures of them. The collection of Ceramic Archivists is the result of almost five years of work. The artist is ceramic sculptor Nuala Creed.This project is unusual in many respects and it is multi-layered. The very notion of an artist being hired to... ( 1 reviews ) Topics: nuala creed, brewster kahle, internet archive, ceramic archivists
VICTORY FOR THE NET! Celebration On February 26, 2015, the FCC voted to protect real Net Neutrality, by restoring the agency's authority to protect Internet users under Title II of the Communications Act. Translation: a concrete victory in the fight to protect the Open Internet. The Internet Archive & Electronic Frontier Foundation & Free Press along with 15 co-hosts decided it was time to celebrate. Some 400 grassroots activists, policymakers, lawyers, technologists, librarians,... Topics: Victory, Net Neutrality, Victory For the Net, EFF, Free Press, Internet Archive, FCC, Title II